Category Archives: News

‘Fate’ Franchise Out of Ways to Turn Historical Figures into Women

On January 30, 2004, a man named Kinoko Nasu had a revolutionary idea: take the coolest, most interesting people from all of history and turn them into anime girls called…

Top 10 Anime Top 10s of the 2010s

#10: 10 Tearjerkers That’ll Empty the Tissue Box, by Anime News Network Anime News Network’s “The List” column typically only features 5-7 entries per list, which appropriately reflects the level…

Top 10 Anime of the Decade

Hello, readers. As the decade comes to a close, we here at Anime Maru would like to take a look at the very best anime we remember from the last…

Local ‘Dr. Stone’ Fan Challenges ‘Rick and Morty’ Fans to Awkward Science Showdown

BOSTON, MA — Rick and Morty has long enjoyed a questionable spot as a fan favorite of people heavily into bad memes and self-proclaimed intellectualism, but finally a challenger has…

FanFic Corner: How the Stan Stole Christmas

Every weeb down in Weebville liked Christmas a lot…But the Stan, who lived just north of Weebville, did not! The Stan hated Christmas! Every anime season!Now, please don’t ask why….

Live Action ‘Nekopara’ Movie in the Works

Universal Pictures in collaboration with Neko Works revealed over the weekend that a live action version of Nekopara had been approved and would begin entering production. The original Nekopara visual…

The Anime Maru Holiday PC Build Guide

The holidays are a special time for getting together for family and reflecting over all that you have experienced over the past year. Thankfully, for those who would rather not…

Anime News Sites Run Out of Fire Puns for ‘Promare’ Headlines

Online anime news sites have collectively reported that editors have extinguished all possible fire puns to use on headlines about Promare. The Studio Trigger film follows the adventures Galo, a…

New Japanese Rhythm Game is Just Being an Actual DJ

TOKYO, Japan — In the busy, noisy, brightly lit arcades of Akihabara, a new rhythm game is quickly rising in popularity. Disk Jack is a sensation sweeping Japan where players…

SHAFT Starts Testing on Self-Watching Anime

Animation studio SHAFT will begin testing on the first ever self-watching anime this month, according to an official statement made today. Assault Lily: Bouquet represents SHAFT’s most ambitious project since…